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    Meet the 20-somethings who stopped a worldwide cyberattack
    May14

    Meet the 20-somethings who stopped a worldwide cyberattack

    Two 20-something cyber experts helped bring down the widespread ransomware attack that infiltrated networks at hospitals, banks, and government agencies in multiple countries. A 22-year-old British researcher unintentionally found the so-called “kill switch” that authors of the malicious software left in the code. Later, he teamed up...

    British media, others erroneously report Israel’s withdrawal from Eurovision
    May14

    British media, others erroneously report Israel’s withdrawal from Eurovision

    JERUSALEM (JTA) — British media reported that Israel has permanently withdrawn from the Eurovision song contest after the closing Israel Broadcasting Authority made its farewells live while reporting the country’s scores. Other countries also took the farewell by IBA host Ofer Nachshon to mean that Israel would be leaving the annual...

    Ukraine Says Detains Prankster Who Mooned During Eurovision
    May14

    Ukraine Says Detains Prankster Who Mooned During Eurovision

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian police have detained a Ukrainian prankster for jumping onto the stage at the Eurovision Song Contest and dropping his… …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine detains prankster who mooned during Eurovision final
    May14

    Ukraine detains prankster who mooned during Eurovision final

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Kiev’s Plan to End Reliance on Russian Nuclear Fuel May End in Rolling Blackouts
    May14

    Kiev’s Plan to End Reliance on Russian Nuclear Fuel May End in Rolling Blackouts

    Kiev has moved to accelerate the construction of a spent nuclear fuel storage facility in the Chernobyl exclusion zone, Minister of Ecology Ostap Semerak said Thursday. The facility will allow Ukraine to repatriate its spent radioactive materials from Russia, where they are currently being stored. “We must take [our] radioactive waste materials...

    WATCH | Silk Road Summit: Putin plays Russian anthems on piano as he awaits talks with China’s Xi Jinping
    May14

    WATCH | Silk Road Summit: Putin plays Russian anthems on piano as he awaits talks with China’s Xi Jinping

    Russian President Vladimir Putin played piano while awaiting Chinese leader Xi Jinping for bilateral talks in Beijing on Sunday. Putin spoke earlier on Sunday at a summit on China’s new Silk Road plan. He later arrived at state Diaoyutai residence for talks with Xi and other leaders. While waiting for his bilateral with Xi to begin, Putin...

    Thousands in Moscow protest plan to demolish Soviet-era apartments
    May14

    Thousands in Moscow protest plan to demolish Soviet-era apartments

    Thousands of people took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday to protest plans by the Russian government to demolish thousands of low-rise, Soviet-era apartment blocks in a move that could displace 1.6 million people from their homes over the next 20 years. Under a sunny sky that signalled that spring may have finally arrived in the Russian...

    Teenage Bulgarian Pipped to Post at Eurovision
    May14

    Teenage Bulgarian Pipped to Post at Eurovision

    Bulgarians had something to celebrate Saturday night when Kristian Kostov came second in the Kiev Eurovision. …read more Source: Balkan...

    China’s Xi says Silk Road plan boosts finance, security ties
    May14

    China’s Xi says Silk Road plan boosts finance, security ties

    The launch was seen as a challenge to a new South Korean president who was elected last week and came as U.S., Japanese and European naval forces gathered for war games in the Pacific. The two-day meeting that started Sunday gives the Chinese president a platform to promote his image as a global leader and free trade advocate in contrast to...

    Portugal wins the Eurovision for first time
    May14

    Portugal wins the Eurovision for first time

    KIEV: Portugal’s Salvador Sobral won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday performing a jazz-style ballad written by his sister, taking the top spot for the first time in the country’s history and celebrating with a call to “put emotion back into music”. Along with singers from Italy and Bulgaria, Sobral was a favourite going into...